Laure Calcagno Benenate

October 22, 1939April 12, 2019

Laure Calcagno Benenate passed away on Friday, April 12, 2019 at the age of 79 peacefully at her home. She was a native of Montz, she resided in New Orleans and Chalmette for many years but ultimately returned home to Montz, where she currently resided. Laure was preceded in death by her beloved husband Nathan “Benny” Benenate. Mother of Lori B. Weems (Cliff), Sandra B Genzale (Brian Guidry) and Natalie J. Benenate. Grandmother of Ryan Weems and Madison Genzale. Daughter of the late Salvadore “Sam” Calcagno Sr. and Loney Dupuy Calcagno. Sister of Joseph Calcagno (Sherry), Salvadore Calcagno Jr., Rose Faucheaux (Daniel), sister-in-law Carrie Calcagno, and her late brother Charles Calcagno (Anna Lee) and her late sister Santa Mae Chester (Ray). She is also survived by 3 step grandchildren and 4 step great-grandchildren. Laure leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews and family members who will miss her greatly. Much appreciation to all of those who were always there to help her out. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service at H.C. Alexander Funeral Home, 821 Fourth St. Norco, LA 70079 on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 11Am. A visitation will begin at 8:320am until service time. Interment will follow at St. Roch No.1 Cemetery in New Orleans, La . To view and sign the guestbook, please visit


  • Visitation Wednesday, April 17, 2019
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Laure Calcagno Benenate

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Joy Nasello

April 16, 2019

I am so sorry to hear about y’all loss Mrs Laure was a great person she will be missed by many . Nat prayers are with you and your family🙏

John Rosenstern

April 15, 2019

My deepest condolences to you and your family Lori. May God’s grace comfort you all while memories of her bring you joy and peace.

Katie Bellelo

April 14, 2019

Sorry to hear of your families loss. I know your mom was loved by many but most of all by her beautiful daughters. Praying that you all find peace in knowing that she will always be with you and that she is in the presence of the Lord tempo and enjoying the company of you dad and all those that have gone before her. ❤️ Friend and co-worker of Lori’s.